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A Himalayan goral’s homecoming
By:China Tibet Online
update:April 19,2018

April 19, 2018 -- The story happened in August, 2017, when He Yun, a resident of Danba County of Garze Prefecture in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, went mushroom-picking on mountains with several friends. Around noon, as they were digging for mushrooms, He Yun heard some faint bleat of a lamb and then found a baby lamb near a cliff. The lamb still had placenta attached, and there were traces of blood near the cliff. After they rescued the lamb, they waited until dark but the lamb's mother did not appear. The newborn lamb would die in the mountains if left alone, so He Yun took the lamb home.

 After more than six months of careful caretaking, the baby lamb has grown up a lot. “I thought about letting the lamb go in the woods behind my house or letting it go in the wild, but when I tried to release it on the mountain, the lamb would follow me home,” said He Yun, who later asked the Forestry Police of Danba County for help.

April 19, 2018 -- The wife of He Yun is tying a red string for the goral.

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